British Council’s ‘Budding Journalists’ Workshop in Chennai
Chennai,21stJune 2018: After the success of Summer school,British Council brings an exciting opportunity foryoung adults who are aspiring to become journalists to learn the art of storytelling through ‘Budding Journalists – How to write to be a journalist’workshop on 23rdJune. The workshop will be conducted by a seasoned ex-journalist and presently a teacher at British Council Chennai – Ms. Diana Ningthoujam.
Good journalism has always been associated with competent writing which requires an easy command of correct language and style.While every writer has a distinctive way of writing with an expression of his or her personality, the writer should match the mood of the audience. This specially curated workshop will familiarise the participants with the key challenges of the constantly evolving world of journalism, provide with the basic concept and understanding of good journalistic writing and also help to develop the skills to think critically about the news. All in all, the workshop aims to give young adults theskills to transform themselves and well-equip themselves.
About the trainer:
Diana Ningthoujamcomes with eight years of experience in journalism and has worked as copy-editor and reporter with The Hindu, The Times of India and The New Indian Express. She has completed her Cambridge English Qualification and is a teacher with the British Council English Language Centre. She teaches and helps young adults to develop their receptive and productive skills and also delivers workshops onstory-telling, book cover designing and writing book blurb for children.
Date – 23 June, 2018
Time- 10 am- 1 Pm
Venue –British Council,737, Anna Salai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600002
Visit Website for Registration- https://www.britishcouncil.in/
Contact- Phone: 0120-4569000 / 6684353
• 18 years and above
• INR 1800 for library members. Registration
• INR 2500 for non-members.Non-members also get FREE library Individual membership for one year.Registration
• Please note that registration is on first come first served basis
About British Council:
The British Council is the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.